UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

2008-2009 Motions

Motion 1document: A motion to approve the 2008 revised edition of Chapter 9 of the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook (August 2008).

Motion 2document: A motion to appoint John Heppen as the Parliamentarian for the 2008-2009 UWRF Faculty Senate (August 2008).

Motion 3document: A motion from the Executive Committee to appoint Sandy Soares to the Instructional Academic Staff ad hoc Committee (August 2008). 

Motion 4document: A motion from the Executive Committee to appoint the following names to the search and screen committee for Director of Information Technologies Services (August 2008).

Motion 5document: A motion from the Executive Committee to appoint the following names to the 2008-2009 Faculty Senate committees (August 2008).

Motion 6document: A motion from the Executive Committee to create an ad hoc Faculty Senate Committee to create a campus-wide Chemical Hygiene Plan, (a campus-wide protocol for protecting the health and safety of faculty and students working in a department laboratory) (September 2008).

Motion 7document: A motion from the Executive Committee to replace Sandy Ellis (2008-2014) on the Faculty/Academic Staff Development Board with Kurt Liechtle (2008-2014); to replace Jim Madsen with Stephen Olsen as Chair of the Faculty Compensation Committee for the 2008-2009 Academic Year, to appoint Teresa Kruizenga (2008-2011) to the vacancy on the University Curriculum Committee, to appoint Margaret Phinney (2008-2011) (COEPS) to the vacancy on the International Programs Committee, and to reappoint Kathryn Ernie (2008-2011) (CAS) to the vacancy on the Instructional and Learning Technologies Council (September 2008).

Motion 8document: A motion from the Executive Committee to appoint Robert Baker to the Sustainable Management Academic Steering Group (September 2008).

Motion 9document: A motion from the Executive Committee to appoint Rick Bowen, Sandy Ellis, and Tabb Benzinger to the Chancellor’s Task Force on Veteran’s Affairs (September 2008).

Motion 10document: A motion from the Executive Committee to appoint eight faculty to the Search and Screen Committee for the new Provost (October 2008).

Motion 11document: A motion from the Executive Committee to replace Laura Zlogar as chair of the Instructional and Learning Technologies Committee (sub-committee of the Instructional and Learning Technologies Council) with Marina Onken (October 2008).

Motion 12document: A motion from the Executive Committee to appoint James Zimmerman, Sandy Ellis, and Charlie Corcoran to the ad hoc Video Services Advisory Group (October 2008).

Motion 13document: A motion from the Executive Committee: Faculty Senate nominates Rick Bowen and Ryan Bench to the UW System Committee on Veterans Issues (SCOVI) (October 2008).

Motion 14document: A motion from Academic Programs and Policies for a credit change in the Economics major (November 2008).

Motion 15document: A motion from the Executive Committee for the appointment of Robin Murray and Magdalena Pala to the Audit and Review Committee for 2008-2011 (October 2008).

Motion 16document: A motion from the Executive Committee for the replacement of Brian Schultz with Carl Popelka on the Advising Committee for 2008-2011 (October 2008).

Motion 17document: A motion from the Executive Committee for the appointment of Tracey Gladstone-Sovell to serve as the Provost's Designee (ex officio) on the Assessment Committee (October 2008).

Motion 18document: A motion from the Executive Committee to appoint the chairs of the Assessment Committee (Joy Benson), and Faculty Welfare and Personnel Policies Committee (Brad Mogen) to the Data Quality Management Team (October 2008).

Motion 19document: A motion from the Executive Committee to create an ad hoc Faculty Senate Committee charged with creating the Initiatives and Tasks for Goal 4: Develop Engaged Leaders of the UWRF Strategic Plan (October 2008).

Motion 20document: A motion from the Executive Committee to change Article II of the Constitution of the UW-River Falls Faculty (October 2008).

Motion 21document: A motion from the Faculty Senate to send a charge to Faculty Welfare to develop an instrument and a process of administrative evaluations (October 2008).

Motion 22document: A motion from the Academic Programs and Policies Committee to amend its membership to include the Registrar or designee as an ex officio (non-voting) member (November 2008).

Motion 23document: A motion from the Executive Committee to clarify the responsibilities of department chairs (November 2008).

Motion 24document: A motion from the Executive Committee to appoint four faculty members to the newly formed Administrative Committee, the Facilities Development Committee (November 2008).

Motion 25document: A motion from the Executive Committee to include a description of the Facilities Development Committee in Chapter 2 of the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook (November 2008).

Motion 26document: A motion from the Executive Committee to appoint four faculty members to the newly-formed Administrative Committee, the Facilities Development Committee (November 2008).

Motion 27document: A motion from the Executive Committee to include a description of the University Safety Committee in Chapter 2 of the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook (November 2008).

Motion 28document: A motion from the Executive Committee to appoint David Rusterholz to the University Safety Committee (November 2008).

Motion 29document: A motion from the Executive Committee to appoint David Furniss to replace Tricia Davis on the University Planning Group (November 2008).

Motion 30document: A motion from AP&P to approve a program change in Business Administration (November 2008).

Motion 31document: A motion from AP&P to approve a change in Counseling (November 2008).

Motion 32document: A motion from the Executive Committee to appoint Gretchen Link to replace Mark Kinders on the ad hoc Faculty Senate Committee on Instructional Academic Staff issues (November 2008).

Motion 33document: A motion from the Executive Committee to endorse a request from the Faculty Senate of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh to ask the Legislative Fiscal Bureau to commission a white paper on the issue of faculty salaries (December 2008).

Motion 34document: A motion from the Advising Committee to accept the clarification and update selection of UWRF Academic Advisor of the Year award (Motion 98-99/39) as proposed by the Advising Committee (December 2008).

Motion 35document: A motion from the Faculty Senate to form a committee charged with the formulation of the structure of what University Committees might include (December 2008).

Motion 36document: A motion was made by the Executive Committee to extend the mandate of the current ad hoc Faculty Senate Committee (Working Group) on Sustainability until the creation of a committee that will be responsible for the current charges of the ad hoc Faculty Senate Committee on Sustainability (December 2008).

Motion 37document: A motion from AP&P to change the credits in the Communicative Disorders major (December 2008).

Motion 38document: A motion from AP&P for a substantial change in the graduate program in the Communicative Disorders major (December 2008).

Motion 39document: A motion from AP&P for approval of a new transmittal form for undergraduate programs (December 2008).

Motion 40document: A motion from AP&P for approval of an emphasis/option change in the Physics major - Secondary Education (January 2009).

Motion 41document: A motion from AP&P for approval of an emphasis/option change in the Physics major - Applied Option (Liberal Arts) (January 2009).

Motion 42document: A motion from AP&P for approval of an emphasis/option change in the Physics major - Option I (Liberal Arts) (January 2009).

Motion 43document: A motion from AP&P for approval of an emphasis/option change in the Physics major - Option II (Liberal Arts) (January 2009).

Motion 44document: A motion from AP&P for approval of a substantial major and minor content change in the Land Use Planning major and minor (January 2009).

Motion 45document: A motion from AP&P for approval of a substantial major and minor content change in the International Studies program - major and minor (January 2009).

Motion 46document: A motion from the Calendar Committee to approve the following calendar for the 2011-2012 Academic Year (January 2009).

Motion 47document: A motion from AP&P to approve the Academic Program Self Study Tool (January 2009).

Motion 48document: A motion from AP&P to approve the Academic Program Ratings document (January 2009).

Motion 49document: A motion from AP&P to approve the Proposed Process and Timeline for assessing Academic Programs and Units (January 2009).

Motion 50document: A motion from the Athletic Committee to have the Faculty Senate change the section relating to this committee (February 2009).

Motion 51document: A motion from the Executive Committee to approve the Chemical Hygiene Plan prepared by the ad hoc Faculty Senate Committee (February 2009).

Motion 52document: A resolution from the Diversity Committee to approve the following resolution regarding the "I Pledge to Speak Up" form (February 2009).

Motion 53document: A motion from AP&P to accept minor content change in the TESOL education program (March 2009).

Motion 54document: A motion from AP&P to accept minor content change in the English Broad Area Education program (March 2009).

Motion 55document: A motion from AP&P to accept minor content change in the English Education Program (March 2009).

Motion 56document: A motion from AP&P to approve The Guidelines for Reviwers of Academic Program Self-Studies (March 2009).

Motion 57document: A motion from the Executive Committee to adopt the following meeting schedule for the UWRF Faculty Senate for the 2009-2010 academic year (March 2009).

Motion 57(A)document: A motion from AP&P to accept a minor content change/credit change in the Business Administration minor (March 2009).

Motion 58document: A resolution from the Executive Committee to support the University of Wisconsin System's 2009 report entitled "An Analysis of Domestic Partner Benefits for University of Wisconsin System Employees" (March 2009).

Motion 58 (A)document: A motion from AP&P to accept a minor content change in the TESOL Education minor (March 2009).

Motion 59document: A motion from the Diversity Committee to change its name to the Diversity and Inclusivity Committee (March 2009).

Motion 60document: A motion from the Academic Standards Committee (March 2009).

Motion 61document: A motion from the Executive Committee to appoint Barbara Nielsen as chair of the University Curriculum Committee for the 2009-2010 academic year (March 2009).

Motion 62document: A motion from the Faculty Senate that departments forward the Academic Program Self-Study Reports on March 27, 2009, to the colleges (March 2009).

Motion 63document: A motion from AP&P to approve a major content change in the TESOL Education Major, Non-Native Speaker-Major (April 2009).

Motion 64document: A motion from AP&P to approve a major content change in the TESOL Education Major, Native Speaker-Major (April 2009).

Motion 65document: A motion from AP&P to approve the Sustainable Management Major (April 2009).

Motion 66document: A motion from the Executive Committee to change the description of the Audit and Review Committee in Chapter II (April 2009).

Motion 67document: A motion from the Executive Committee to change the charge of the Assessment Committee (April 2009).

Motion 68document: A motion from the Executive Committee to appoint the following to a committee to develop criteria for the procedures for consideration and awarding of the Keith G. Wurtz Awards for Teaching Excellence (April 2009).

Motion 69document: A motion from the Recruitment and Retention Committee to approve a revision of the Task 1.1.2 of the UWRF Strategic Plan (April 2009).

Motion 70document: A motion from the Diversity and Inclusivity Committee to approve the revision of Goal 5 of the UWRF Strategic Plan (April 2009).

Motion 71document: A motion from the Advising Committee to approve the following regarding summer school compensation for academic advisors who are not department chair persons, and who are not on twelve-month appointments (April 2009).

Motion 72document: A motion from the Faculty Welfare and Personnel Policies Committee to amend the wording of the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook to include the following (April 2009).

Motion 73document: A motion from AP&P to approve a content change and credits change in the Broad Area English Education Major (May 2009).

Motion 74document: A motion from the Executive Committee to appoint David Furniss (2007-2010) as chair of the General Education and University Requirements Committee for the 2009-2010 academic year (May 2009).

Motion 75document: A motion from the Executive Committee to appoint Brand Mogen (2007-2010 FWPP, 2008-2011 ILTC) as chair of both the Faculty Welfare and Personnel Policies Committee and the Information and Instructional Technology Council (May 2009).

Motion 76document: A motion from the Executive Committee to appoint James Zimmerman (2007-2010) as chair of Academic Program and Policy Committee for the 2009-2010 academic year (May 2009).

Motion 77document: A motion from the International Programs Committee to establish a UWRF Fulbright Coordinator (May 2009).

Motion 78document: A motion from the Assessment Committee to recommend the Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP) test to assess general education for reporting with respect to UWRF's participation in VSA (Voluntary System of Accountability) (May 2009).

Motion 79document: A motion from AP&P to approve a change in the number of credits of the Communications Studies major (BS and BA) (May 2009).

Motion 80document: A motion from AP&P to approve a change in course name, change in the major, and change in course content in the Communicative Disorders major (May 2009).

Motion 81document: A motion from AP&P to approve a change in course name, in the major/minor, and in course content in the Geography Major-Liberal Arts (May 2009).

Motion 82document: A motion to appoint Ogden Rogers to the newly formed Pandemic Response Team (May 2009).

Motion 83document: A motion from the Faculty Compensation Committee to apply AP 43 (revised May 7, 2008) to J-term compensation (May 2009).

Motion 84document: A motion from the Faculty Compensation Committee to standardize faculty compensation for overload classes (May 2009).

Motion 85document: A motion from the Faculty Compensation Committee to pay faculty for supervising independent readings, independent studies, internships and undergraduate research if these are not part of the regular load (May 2009).

Motion 86document: A motion that each academic year, no later than November 1, UWRF will adjust the compensation rates for J-term, summer school, internship, independent reading, independent study, study-abroad, undergraduate research and overload courses (May 2009).

Motion 87document: A motion from the Executive Committee to include the following in Chapter 2 of the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook under section 2.6.8 University Planning Group (May 2009).

Motion 88document: A motion from the Executive Committee to add an Initiative (7.4) to Goal 7: Invest in Human Resources. The proposed initiative with its tasks appear below in the proposed Goal 7. The new initiative with its tasks (7.4.1-7.4.5) are in bold print (May 2009).

Motion 89document: A motion from the Executive Committee to appoint Sandra Ellis to a new Administrative Committee on Veterans. This appointment is for three years concluding at the end of the 2011-2012 academic year (May 2009).

Motion 90document: A motion from the Disability Advisory Committee recommending that we implement the process for the purchase of one evac chair for KFA and that the unit should be in place by fall of 2009 (May 2009).

Motion 91document: A motion from the General Education and University Requirements Committee to approve ESM 300 as a Multidisciplinary Inquiry Course as an exception to the pre-requisite recommendation for general education courses (May 2009).

Motion 92document: A motion from AP&P to make a change in the Computer Science and Information Systems-Information Systems Option; including a change in major/minor, and a change in number of credits (May 2009).

Motion 93document: A motion from AP&P to change the Computer Science and Information Systems-Computer Science Option; including a change in major/minor, and a change in number of credits (May 2009).

Motion 94document: A motion from AP&P to change the Economics major/minor, including a change in number of credits (May 2009).

Resolution 1document: A resolution supporting collective bargaining.

Resolution 2document: A resolution thanking senators whose terms are ending for their service.

Resolution 3document: A resolution for Sandy Soares.

Resolution 4document: A resolution for Terry Brown.

Resolution 5document: A resolution for Connie Foster.